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Court cases unite M’sian bloggers
By Lee Min Keong, ZDNet Asia
Tuesday , March 06 2007 01:18 PM
MALAYSIA–Defamation suits slapped on two popular Malaysian bloggers by the government-linked New Straits Times Press (NSTP) have galvanized the country’s bloggers into action. But, a legal expert warns that bloggers are just as accountable as print journalists for defamatory remarks.
Local bloggers in January initiated an online campaign, dubbed Bloggers United, to show their support for the two Malaysian bloggers. They are also calling for a boycott of the New Straits Times newspaper [MORE]
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